(13. 9. 1923 - 29. 11. 1941)
W Oya A. Kosmodemyanskaya partisan. Born September 13, 1923 in the village Osinov-Guy Gavrilovo region Tambov region in the family of employees. Russian. In 1930 the family moved to Moscow Kosmodemyanskikh. Graduated 9 years of school Б•¬ 201.
In the early days of the Great Patriotic War, Zoe turned to the October Komsomol District Committee with a request to send it to the front. Soon Komsomol she was sent to the partisan unit, acting on orders from headquarters on the Western Front Mozhaisk. Twice sent to the rear protivnikaka. At the end of November 1941 in the village Petrishcheva (Ruza district of Moscow region) was seized by the Nazis.
Fascist partisan executioners were subjected to severe torture. From it demanded recognition of who and what it has sent. Courageous Komsomol not answer a single question Nazis. She did not even named her real name and surname. After long and painful torture Zoya November 29, 1941 were hanged in the village square Petrishcheva.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union Zoya Anatolyevna Kosmodemyanskoy conferred posthumously on Feb. 16, 1942 for their courage and heroism in the fight against the German fascists.
. She was buried at Novodevichy Cemetery in Moscow
. Sights set on the Minsk highway near the village of Petrishcheva and platform station Izmailovo Park Б• Б•L, Б+T memorial slab in the village Petrishcheva. In the 201-th school in Moscow and in the school of his native village opened museums. It is named after the streets of many towns and villages, schools, MMF ship, tanker, an asteroid.
Sources: 1) Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Brief Biographical Dictionary
. V.1. M.: Voeniz.1987.
2) Legendary Heroes-Komsomol. Vol V and VI. 1973.